Fall Theme Crafts and Activities for Preschool

Enjoy the best of the fall season with this roundup of fun ideas for kids. The crafts and activities you'll find in this fall themed roundup provide opportunities for creative and scientific thinking. 

Crafts and activities for fall season with early learners

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Changes that occur during the autumn season are especially interesting for early learners. Kids can collect red and yellow leaves for a collage, carve silly faces in giant pumpkins, or wash carrots pulled from the ground in a backyard garden.

Explore the beauty and wonder of the fall season through simple hands-on play with kids.

Fall season activities

You can easily provide outlets for creative sensory play with hands-on experiences that engage both gross motor and fine motor skills.

These activities can include:

  • jumping in a pile of leaves for gross motor exercise 


Kids can have fun weighing apples, gathering leaves, making fall crafts and more in this exciting roundup.

Activities are grouped to include arts and crafts, science, harvest (including some music!), and sensory play.



Arts and Crafts

Fall leaves bookmarks craft for kids


Bookmarks made with leaves / guest post at The Jenny Evolution

Paper plate hedgehog / Easy Peasy and Fun

Leaf people / Fantastic Fun and Learning

Preserve fall leaves / Buggy and Buddy

Create leaf creatures / Powerful Mothering



Sort leaves by size from largest to smallest.


Explore seeds in the food we eat

Sort leaves by size and color 

Experiment with autumn leaves

Leaf counting activity / PreK Pages

STEAM absorption art / A Little Pinch of Perfect



Fall harvest theme preschool activities


40+ Activities with real pumpkins 

Explore fall harvest 

Harvesting in the Carrot Patch / Powerful Mothering

Fall harvest buddies / Fireflies and Mud Pies

Harvest theme sorting activities / The Preschool Toolbox

Harvest songs / Let's Play Kids Music



Pumpkin harvest sensory bin preschool activity


Add pumpkins and straw to the sensory bin

Sensory play with leaves / Lemon Lime Adventures

Fall sensory bin / Happy Hooligans

Fall sensory bottle / Teaching Mama

Leaf sensory bags / Kids Craft Room




Fall Activities from Preschool Unit Lesson Plans Book

Sort, count, design and create with these fun fall activities!

Pumpkin harvest from preschool lesson plans fall unit



 Fall board on Pinterest


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